RSSArchive for August 23rd, 2021

Bent County Students Can Receive Scholarship Funds at LCC

Bent County Students Can Receive Scholarship Funds at LCC

        (LAMAR, Colo.) — Bent County students getting ready for college have a scholarship that can help them pay for their education at Lamar Community College (LCC). The LCC Foundation plans to award more than $100,000 in Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Scholarships in the 2021-2022 academic year, including more than $36,000 […]

Birth Announcement:  Lira

Birth Announcement:  Lira

      Matthew and Adriana Lira announce the birth of their son, Owen Franco Lira at 8:05am on Monday, August 2, 2021 at Prowers Medical Center with Dr. Korkis attending. Owen weighed seven pounds and one ounce and was 20 ¼ inches in length at birth. Siblings:  Dalton, Gavin, Emma and Isabella Lira.  Grandparents […]

Annual Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Set to Honor Active Military, First Responders, and Veterans

Annual Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Set to Honor Active Military, First Responders, and Veterans

  LAMAR, Colorado — The Tri-State 9/11 Tribute, honoring active military, first responders, and veterans, will take place on September 11, 2021, from 10 am to 11 am for the parade and then from 11 am to 6 pm at the Prowers County Fairgrounds in Lamar, Colorado. The event is the brainchild of Doug Harbour, […]

Colorado Employment Situation – July 2021

Colorado Employment Situation – July 2021

    Household survey data According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was little changed in July at 6.1 percent. During the same period, the national unemployment rate fell five-tenths of a percentage point to 5.4 percent. Other highlights from the household survey: Colorado’s labor force decreased by 2,800 in July […]

Marcela Hernandez…October 21, 1990 – August 15, 2021         

Marcela Hernandez…October 21, 1990 – August 15, 2021         

A memorial service for Marcela Hernandez will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado.  There will be no visitation and inurnment will take place at a later date. Marcela V. Hernandez was born on October 21, 1990 to Raul and Amada Hernandez.  She passed […]

Crespin Announces Bid for Re-Election

Crespin Announces Bid for Re-Election

  Letter to the Editor: I am honored to announce my candidacy for re-election as the Mayor for the City of Lamar.  Since having been elected in 2019, many things have changed in our community. Shortly after my swearing in, the COVID pandemic hit our nation. Despite the challenges we faced during the COVID pandemic, the City […]